Val is an award-winning garden writer, photographer and lecturer.
Val writes for The Daily Telegraph, Saga Magazine and many others and has been awarded the Garden Media Journalist of the Year. Val also judges the perennial and dahlia trials at RHS Wisley. Her website can be found at www.valbourne.co.uk.
How to grow bare-root roses, trees and hedging.
Daffodils, or narcissi, are perfectly suited to the British climate.
These flowers, shrubs and climbers will provide beautiful fragrance in winter.
Find out how to grow sweetcorn in the UK.
Read Val Bourne's tips for getting the ground ready and what to grow.
Ground cover plants are easy to grow and prevent weed seeds from germinating.
The peony has been in and out of fashion since Medieval times.
The best tall perennials to partner with late-season grasses.
Do you deadhead, allow to go to seed or cut down completely?